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New York Philharmonic Announces 2018 Holiday Concerts Photo New York Philharmonic Announces 2018 Holiday Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

The New York Philharmonic's 2018 holiday season presents beloved annual traditions featuring renowned performers and classical and seasonal hallmarks, and a family-friendly Christmas movie with the Oscar-nominated score performed live to the complete film.

THE ART OF ANDRIESSEN Comes to The Appel Room, Jazz at Lincoln Center Photo THE ART OF ANDRIESSEN Comes to The Appel Room, Jazz at Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

The Art of Andriessen starts this week at the New York Philharmonic, and two programs offer an intimate look at Dutch composer Louis Andriessen's music and influences.

HK Phil Presents Jaap Van Zweden's Spectacular Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4 & Jing Wang Photo HK Phil Presents Jaap Van Zweden's Spectacular Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4 & Jing Wang's Lyrical Brahms Violin Concerto
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018

The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil), its Music Director Jaap van Zweden and its Concertmaster Jing Wang proudly present the first programme of the Swire Maestro Series in the season, bringing two 19th century masterpieces - Brahms's legendary Violin Concerto and Tchaikovsky's life-affirming Fourth Symphony - on 19 and 20 October at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall.

New York Philharmonic Hosts Free Open Rehearsal, Today Photo New York Philharmonic Hosts Free Open Rehearsal, Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018

In honor of the launch of New York Philharmonic Music Director Jaap van Zweden's tenure, New Yorkers can see Jaap van Zweden at a Free Open Rehearsal on September 27, 2018. The program will feature Conrad Tao's Everything Must Go, receiving its World Premiere that evening, and Bruckner's Symphony No. 8. Following the Free Open Rehearsal — a gift from Jaap van Zweden and the Orchestra — Maestro van Zweden will stay onstage for a chat with President and CEO Deborah Borda and composer Conrad Tao.

Encore Performance For THE MILE-LONG OPERA Added 10/8 Photo Encore Performance For THE MILE-LONG OPERA Added 10/8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2018

This October, 1,000 singers from across New York City's five boroughs will come together on the High Line for the premiere performances of The Mile-Long Opera: a biography of 7 o'clock. Due to overwhelming demand for tickets to the previously announced performances (October 3-7), an encore performance will be added on October 8.Tickets for this additional night will be made available first to members of the public currently on the waitlist, on a first come, first served basis, beginning Thursday, September 27, at noon. Those interested in accessing these tickets may join the waitlist at milelongopera.com. Tickets for The Mile-Long Opera are free, but advance registration is required. A standby line will open 30 minutes prior to the 7:00pm time slot on all performance dates.

New York Philharmonic Hosts Free Open Rehearsal, 9/27 Photo New York Philharmonic Hosts Free Open Rehearsal, 9/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2018

In honor of the launch of New York Philharmonic Music Director Jaap van Zweden's tenure, New Yorkers can see Jaap van Zweden at a Free Open Rehearsal on September 27, 2018. The program will feature Conrad Tao's Everything Must Go, receiving its World Premiere that evening, and Bruckner's Symphony No. 8. Following the Free Open Rehearsal — a gift from Jaap van Zweden and the Orchestra — Maestro van Zweden will stay onstage for a chat with President and CEO Deborah Borda and composer Conrad Tao.

Review Roundup: New Music Director Jaap van Zweden Debuts With NY Philharmonic Photo Review Roundup: New Music Director Jaap van Zweden Debuts With NY Philharmonic
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2018

Conductor Jaap van Zweden has become an international presence on three continents over the past decade. The 2018–19 season marks his first as the 26th Music Director of the New York Philharmonic. He continues as Music Director of the Hong Kong Philharmonic, a post he has held since 2012. Guest engagements this season include the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, Amsterdam's Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Munich Philharmonic, Orchestre de Paris, San Francisco Symphony, and Dallas Symphony Orchestra — where he is Conductor Laureate, having just completed a ten-year tenure as Music Director. He has appeared as guest conductor with many other leading orchestras around the globe, among them the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, The Cleveland Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Vienna Philharmonic, Berlin Philharmonic, Orchestre national de France, and London Symphony Orchestra.

Highland Park Strings Announces 40th Anniversary Season Photo Highland Park Strings Announces 40th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

Highland Park Strings, under the direction of Principal Conductor Dr. Robert G. Hasty, is pleased to announce its 40th anniversary season titled 'Highland Park's Got Talent,' featuring three free community concerts at Highland Park High School, plus a benefit concert at Ravinia's Bennett-Gordon Hall.

VIDEO: Preview FILAMENT at the NY Philharmonic Photo VIDEO: Preview FILAMENT at the NY Philharmonic
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Ashley Fure composed Filament as a site-specific work for the opening of the Philharmonic's 2018-19 season, placing the musicians among the audience at David Geffen Hall. Listen to Fure talk about the composition below!

NY Philharmonic Announces The 2018��"19 Season Of Free “Insights At The Atrium” Photo NY Philharmonic Announces The 2018��"19 Season Of Free “Insights At The Atrium”
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

The New York Philharmonic announces the 2018-19 season of Insights at the Atrium, free events exploring themes of the Philharmonic's concert season through conversations and panel discussions. All events are held at the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center and begin at 7:30 p.m.

Hong Kong Phil Presents Long March Symphony and Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto Photo Hong Kong Phil Presents Long March Symphony and Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

Under the baton of Huang Yi, one of the brightest young conductors in China, the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil) will celebrate the National Day on 28 & 29 September 2018 with two great Chinese symphonic works - the romantic Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto by Chen Gang and He Zhanhao featuring violinist Wang Zhijong, and the heroic Long March Symphony by Ding Shande, the former mentor of Chen and He - in the Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall.

NY Philharmonic Presents THE ART OF ANDRIESSEN This October Photo NY Philharmonic Presents THE ART OF ANDRIESSEN This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

The New York Philharmonic will present The Art of Andriessen, October 4-14, 2018, celebrating Music Director Jaap van Zweden's Dutch compatriot Louis Andriessen, the third recipient of The Marie-Josee Kravis Prize for New Music at the New York Philharmonic. 

Key Pianists Series Launches 2018/19 Season At Weill Recital Hall Photo Key Pianists Series Launches 2018/19 Season At Weill Recital Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

American pianist Norman Krieger performs works by Beethoven, Lazarof, Fine, Chopin, & Brahms.

The New York Philharmonic Announces Details For 2018��"19 Season Photo The New York Philharmonic Announces Details For 2018��"19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

The New York Philharmonic announces details for the two new-music series it is inaugurating in the 2018-19 season: GRoW @ Annenberg Sound ON and Kravis Nightcap. Both series present the music of today in casual settings, hosted by The Marie-Josee Kravis Creative Partner Nadia Sirota, who will engage in conversation with the composers and performers.

Jaap van Zweden To Lead Conrad Tao World Premiere and Bruckner's Symphony No. 8 Photo Jaap van Zweden To Lead Conrad Tao World Premiere and Bruckner's Symphony No. 8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

Music Director Jaap van Zweden will conduct the New York Philharmonic in the World Premiere of Conrad Tao's Everything Must Go, commissioned by the Philharmonic, and Bruckner's Symphony No. 8, Thursday, September 27, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. and Friday, September 28 at 8:00 p.m.

Jaap van Zweden Begins Tenure as Music Director with Gala Concert Photo Jaap van Zweden Begins Tenure as Music Director with Gala Concert
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2018

Jaap van Zweden will begin his tenure as the 26th Music Director of the New York Philharmonic with his inaugural Opening Gala Concert, New York, Meet Jaap, Thursday, September 20, 2018. The program will feature the World Premiere of Ashley Fure's Filament, commissioned by the Philharmonic for the occasion; Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring; and Ravel's Piano Concerto in G major with Daniil Trifonov as soloist.

Check Out the 2018��"2019 Season Highlights for Boosey & Hawkes Composers Photo Check Out the 2018��"2019 Season Highlights for Boosey & Hawkes Composers
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

Highlights this season include world premieres from Steve Reich, Unsuk Chin, Christopher Rouse, and Louis Andriessen, as well as major stage productions from Tod Machover and Meredith Monk.

Leila Josefowicz and Joshua Bell to Perform Alongside Jaap Van Zweden to Kick Start T Photo Leila Josefowicz and Joshua Bell to Perform Alongside Jaap Van Zweden to Kick Start The HK Phil's 45th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2018

To mark the grand opening of the 45th anniversary of the finest music-making, the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil) and its Music Director Jaap van Zweden are joined by two renowned violinists - Leila Josefowicz (31 August & 1 September) and Joshua Bell (7 & 8 September) - in two consecutive weeks, to thrill the audience with two stunning programmes. Single tickets for both programmes are now available at URBTIX.

PBS Announces Fall 2018 Primetime Schedule Photo PBS Announces Fall 2018 Primetime Schedule
by TV News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

PBS today announced its fall 2018 schedule lineup, anchored by THE GREAT AMERICAN READ (Tuesdays, September 11- October 23). Exploring the power, passion and joy of reading, the series is hosted by Meredith Vieira and features reflections from everyday Americans as well as notables. Margaret Atwood, Lauren Graham, John Irving, Bill T. Jones, Devon Kennard, Gayle King, Diane Lane, George R.R. Martin and many more reflect on their favorite books. The series will culminate with the results of the first-ever national vote for “America's Best-Loved Novel.” 

HK Phil Announces Interactive Music Installation Photo HK Phil Announces Interactive Music Installation
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2018

To raise excitement levels for our 2018/19 season, the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil) has curated an interactive music installation in the foyer of the Hong Kong Cultural Centre. This will last until 10 July (Tuesday).

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